This question always comes up when a black celebrity is in an interracial relationship. Qweens founder, Elizabeth Oloidi, discusses how you can be pro-self and date interracially, in this opinion piece, following Michelle Williams’s split from her fiancé Chad Johnson earlier this month.
Aude Konan writes an op-ed on the double standards black women face when dating interracially.
“And since black women, especially darker skinned women are not seen as desirable by white beauty standards, it is expected from powerful black men to go for white women. And when they do, they tend to be congratulated by their peers as “‘they’ve upgraded.’”